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finding the right shampoo and conditioner

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Guest JoannaSydney

Ok so recently ive been concerned with my hair falling out on on fineseride to try and help that.My hair gets so dry now i need coditioner but it seems when i use it i get alot of hair that wants to fall out.I use suave coditioner and shampoo.I dont know what to do.It only seems to come out in the shower though.Also i cant say if its falling out or break off.either way thats bad falling out is worth of coarse.I have to call the lady who does my eyebrows cuz she knows hair too but i figured i ask what i should do any sugestion on a diferent shampoo and conditioner?This really bothers me

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Hi Joanna,

It is hard to know what hair products to use. I remember a while back telling my hairdresser that I was using Pantene and she nearly became ill. I guess that's off the list? Now, I'm using Nexus shampoo (because Costco has it). My hairdresser didn't become ill when I told her that. I think it's better?

But, in my pre HRT days, I washed my hair daily. Now, it's more like once every 5 days. I'm not so sure that the shampoo has as much effect on my hair as the hairspray and flatiron that I use.

When I do wash my hair, I do notice hair loss. But it's been a lifelong cycle - occasional increase in hair loss and then it goes away agin. I don't think it's anything to be too concerned about. But, I do share your concerns!

Love, Megan

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Guest Melissa~

Finasteride IS working on hair-loss, I can report that with just a few weeks of use. In my shower today before work I had maybe ten hairs come out, vs a good thirty I had been losing each shower. I know that 50 a day is supposedly okay, but I was alarmed because I thought I could be exceeding even that.

Matrix-total care-sleek is what I had been using, my wife took my entire supply when she skipped town.

Currently using herbal essences touchably smooth.

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Guest Velanna

Hair falling out in the shower happens to everyone! Although I'm sure you probably mean it falls in excess...?

If that be the case, then I'm not too keen on how to help remedy that. But I can throw my two cents in their based on my experiences! Being born a male one has to concern themselves with hair falling out in excess eventually! It's a testosterone (I believe) thing! In my experience with hair loss, I'm still too young (based on my family history) to be going through excess hair loss. But I did go through a time where my hair was falling out (not in excess but enough so that it drew concern, BIG concern for me because I LOVE my hair! lol) What my dermatologist recommended was trying a different shampoo/conditioner. I found that Tresme (sp?) shampoo and Dove conditioner works best for me! Been using both for about 8 years and haven't has any major problems (except for when I started bleaching my hair. But in that instance I just simply starting using Dove conditioning for colored hair which worked surprisingly well for me!)

All in all, it just depends on you! Maybe you could try to switch shampoo/conditioner? Experiment a little and see what works best for you! :)

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Guest Sascha

Some shed a lot of old hairs in a transition, while other don't. Not sure why this happens, but it can happen due to hormone imbalance. Please note that finasteride can increase T by 10-30% in some.

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Guest angelvice

As a GF, ive ALWAYS had extra fine hair and it comes out in handfuls... it does grow though, so never worrysome, but i asked my hairdressers too, and they said it was usually due to stressful periods in life and unless there were literally PATCHES of hair falling, it was nothing to be worried about... now... if anyone has a shampoo that actually WORKS on greasy hair, im all for it, because i don't like having to wash my hair every other day because its shiny and yucky. BLEH! i thought greasy hair was a part of being a teenager but NOOOOO.... then someone told me it was hormones and i would be fine after childbirth but NOOOO.. I even tried washing my hair with baking soda and doing the vinegar rinse every other day with shampoo on the 4th day and after a month it did ziltch... if female hormones make your hair dry, can i take an extra dose? LOL.

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